It cannot be denied that movie directing industry is dominated by men today and even in the past years. You can rarely see women who are on their job of directing films. Even so, this does not mean that there no female directors who are into film making. As a matter of fact, some of them have already proven their worth in the said industry by producing interesting movies.
In relation to this, here are 10 amazing movies directed by female directors:
10. The Hitch-Hiker, Ida Lupino
The story of this movie evolved around the 2 fishing buddies who allowed a stranger hitch-hiker to ride on their vehicle. It was released in the year 1953. The major casts in this amazing movie were Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy, and William Talman. The brilliant writers were Ida Lupino herself, Collier Young, who happened to be her husband, and Robert Joseph.
9. Seven Beauties, Lina Wertmuller
This is an Italian movie released in the year 1975 with the original title of “Pasqualino Settebellezze”. The brilliant writer of this amazing movie was also happened to be Lina Wertmuller. It was all about the army desertion of the Italian everyman way back in the World War II.
8. The Ascent, Larisa Shepitko
This was based on the best-selling novel titled “Sotnikov”, which was written by a great Russian author named Vasil Bykau. It was taped way back in the year 1974 in Murom, Vladimir Oblast, Russia when the winter season was ongoing. This was the last film made by Larisa Shepitko before she died in 1979 due to a car accident.
7. Vagabond, Agnes Varda
It was a French drama movie that was released in the big screens way back in the year 1985. This was a story of a vagabond, whom was a young woman wandering through the French wine country. It was one of the top grossing movies in France during that year, with 1,080,143 admissions. The main casts in this film were Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Meril, and Yolande Moreau.
6. Big, Penny Marshall
This American fantasy comedy movie was written by the brilliant Anne Spielberg and Gary Ross. Its producers were Robert Greenhut and James Brooks. It was released in the year 1988. The main casts of this amazing movie were Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, John Heard, and Robert Loggia.